Atlanta Green Homes
Whether it's environmental concerns, an interest in national energy independence, or just personal economic motivations, more and more home buyers are asking about "going green." But in real estate, what does "going green" really mean? There is talk of "green homes," but how do you know which homes are actually green?
There are a number of local and national green building certification programs to help the home buyer make that determination, including EarthCraft House, Energy Star Homes, LEED for Homes and NAHB National Green Building Program. For more information, our Atlanta Green real estate page gives an overview of each of these green building programs. But how does one put all this information to work in their home search? Well, on most home search web sites, you're out of luck. But here at Intown Elite, our property search engine is actually empowered to help you to find green homes.
Our Atlanta Green homes page displays all the listings in the Atlanta area that are certified in at least one of the above mentioned green building programs. Our web site also shows the WalkScore(TM) of every property, displayed on the upper right of each listing. WalkScore(TM) helps home buyers find a walkable, car-lite place to live. It works by measuring the distance from a particular residence to nearby amenities, such as grocery stores, restaurants, parks, libraries, shops, etc. Living in a walkable location promotes...!--more-->